James Madison University unveiled plans for a brand new Convocation Center Monday. The 8,500-seat structure will host a myriad of events annually, including games, public speakers, graduations and others.
A Western Illinois University linebacker soon will give an infant suffering from a rare immune disorder a precious gift in the game of life -- a bone marrow transplant ... School officials said Sophomore Jordan Veloz, 20, signed up last year during a bone marrow registry drive on campus. The "Get in the Game" drive, a national initiative that was began in 2008 by Villanova Coach Andrew Talley, is designed to build the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry.
Tony Stewart's worst start to a Sprint Cup season continues to go sour when he gets into the No. 88 Chevrolet of Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Sunday's Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Asked what happened, Earnhardt replied: "You'll have to ask him, he hit me."